Garden Birds

Kate Risely, (BTO Garden Bird Watch Organiser)

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 The garden bird food industry is worth over £200 million a year in the UK, attracting thousands of birds into our… Read More

Photographic Competition

Contact Colin Wilson tel: 01252 837411 or email:

Red-footed Falcon by Mike McKee, was the overall winner in 2016 Wednesday 8th March This is always a strongly-contested competition, but is open to photographers… Read More

The Atlantic Rainforests of Brazil

Renton Righelato, BOC

Guira Cuckoos Wednesday 8th February Renton discusses the Mata Atlantica, the most biodiverse zone east of the Andes. While 97% of South America’s Atlantic Rainforest… Read More

Seabirds in a changing environment

Seabirds in a changing environment

Lesser Black-backed Gull with tracker by Gary Clewley, BTO Wednesday 25th January Niall Burton is an expert on seabird ecology, an area in which issues… Read More

Tales from Concrete Jungles

David Lindo, Writer and broadcaster

Wednesday 11th January 2017 David Lindo, also known as The Urban Birder, has visited over 270 cities worldwide in search of urban birds. During his travels… Read More

Christmas Social and Quiz evening

Ray Reedman/Sue Charnley

Wednesday 14th December No need to feel inhibited about testing out your knowledge, as this is a thoroughly relaxed social event with informal quizzes from which… Read More

Birds of the Russian Far East

Chris Collins, Photographer and travel guide

Stellar’s Sea-eagle by Chris Collins Wednesday 16th November 2016 This is a comprehensive review of the birds and wildlife of this amazing, but rarely visited, region. … Read More

Natural History of the Isles of Scilly

Andrew Cleave, wildlife lecturer and author

  Wednesday 2nd November  2016 The Isles of Scilly enjoy Britain’s mildest climate and are home to a colourful array of native and introduced wild… Read More

The Wildlife of Bhutan

Jeff Blincow, Photographer and lecturer

Photo: Blood Pheasant by Jeff Blincow Wednesday 5th October  2016 at 8 p.m. Jeff, who last spoke memorably on the topic of ‘Flight’, returns to… Read More